A former Oakland community group leader has been found guilty of ordering the murders of a journalist and two other men.
Opponents of Maine's new gay marriage law have submitted petitions seeking a November referendum on the measure.
Remember when we heard that if only our leaders had known how to "connect the dots," the September 11 attacks could have been prevented? After nearly six years without a similar attack, the government has learned much about detecting the outlines of jihadist terror plots before they take shape. As a result, and after all the aggravations and humiliations of what I still hope are temporary safety procedures, our security has remained essentially intact. But can we say the same thing about our freedoms?